Sex offender arrested in West Frankfort

William Brooks (Source: West Frankfort Police Department)
William Brooks (Source: West Frankfort Police Department)
Kysha Brooks (Source: West Frankfort Police Department)
Kysha Brooks (Source: West Frankfort Police Department)

WEST FRANKFORT, IL (KFVS) - West Frankfort Police arrested a man for failing to properly register as a sex offender.  A woman was arrested as well for allowing him to live in her home without complying with registry mandates.

William Brooks, 30, was arrested by West Frankfort Police for unlawful failure to register as a sex offender.

The arrest took place on May 8 at 5:15 a.m. at William Brooks' home at 901 East Oak Street in West Frankfort.

Brooks had registered his home as 605 North Hughes Street, putting him in noncompliance with registry mandates.

The arrest was made after West Frankfort Police ran a compliance check on Brooks in cooperation with Illinois State Police.

Once at the home, officers also arrested Kysha Brooks, 31, of West Frankfort.

Kysha Brooks is charged with a sex offender registry violation due to knowingly allowing William Brooks to reside at her home knowing William Brooks to be a sexual predator being noncompliant.

West Frankfort Police say Kysha Brooks furthermore provided false information to police in regards to William Brooks residing at her home.

William Brooks was additionally charged with two more registry violations due to the fact he failed to disclose he was residing in a household with two children under 18 years of age who are not his children.

William and Kysha Brooks were transported to the Franklin County Jail.

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